Tyson CEO Donnie Smith's 2012 Salary at $7.8 Million by Lance Turner Posted 12/21/2012 01:50 pm Updated 5 years ago The salaries of executive of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale remained largely unchanged in 2012, according to the meat processor's annual proxy statement, released Friday. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.